Systems Engineer III

Apex Systems Richmond, VA


Position: Systems Engineer (Job# 863472 - 12770)

Position responsibilities:

  • Build data APIs and data delivery services that support critical operational and analytical applications for our internal business operations, customers and partners
  • Build data pipeline frameworks to automate high-volume and real-time data delivery
  • Transform complex analytical models into scalable, production-ready solutions
  • Continuously integrate and ship code into our cloud Production environments
  • Develop applications from ground up using a modern technology stack such as Scala, Spark, Python, Postgres, Angular JS, and NoSQL
  • Work directly with Product Owners and customers to deliver data products in a collaborative and agile environment

Top required skills:

  • 2+ years experience working with leading big data technologies like Cassandra, Accumulo, HBase, Spark, Hadoop, HDFS, AVRO, MongoDB, or Zookeeper
  • 2+ years experience with Agile engineering practices
  • 2+ years experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo, Cassandra, etc. a plus)
  • 2+ years experience developing Java based software solutions
  • 2+ years experience in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, JavaScript, Shell)
  • 2+ years experience developing software solutions to solve complex business problems
  • 2+ years experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL
  • 2+ years experience designing, developing, and implementing ETL
  • 2+ years experience with UNIX/Linux including basic commands and shell scripting
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS

Location: Richmond, Virginia 23238

Duration: 1 year contract (potential for extension or conversion depending on project need)

Projected Start Date: Late July 2018

Compensation: $74.93/hr or $155,854/yr (paid weekly on W2)

**manager is flexible for a thoroughly qualified candidate**

Schedule: First shift, Monday - Friday

Facts about our client:

  • Largest IT company here in Richmond (most high tech, innovative, cutting edge etc…)
  • Essentially a food court in every building
  • Flexibility on where they can sit and work
  • The campus functions as a mini university with 8 buildings, a town center, and a commons area- each equipped with their own café, patio areas, branded store (Starbucks, Peet’s, Dunkin Donut’s, Fresh Juice, etc.) and treehouses outside for meeting use
  • They also have a pharmacy and clinic with doctors onsite
  • They have volleyball and basketball courts as well as bikes you can use for free to travel from building to building
  • They are the leaders in the FS world from a digital/tech perspective “digital company disguised as bank”
  • They have the most AWS certs in the nation second only to Amazon themselves
  • They have 11,000 employees’ onsite and work hard to bring previous contractors back or convert. They work to keep good talent on

Additional perks include: CompTIA certification discounts, a business casual work environment, career development workshops through Apex Systems, technical training webinars, contractor health benefits (at a group discounted rate), matching 401K, and more!

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If interested in applying, please send an updated resume (in a .DOC format please) to Anthony at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for consideration. Please include this in your subject line: “Richmond – Systems Engineer – July 2018”

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.